Cheap Eats 2011: We, The Pizza
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Cheap Eats 2011
We, The Pizza
Address: 305 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003
Phone: (202) 544-4008
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill, Southeast, Capitol Hill
Cuisines: Pizza, American
Nearby Metro Stops: Eastern Market, Capitol South
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: N/A
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Artichoke-and-provolone pizza; pepperoni pizza; buffalo chicken pizza; sausage-and-peppers pizza; pineapple soda.
Price Details: Pizzas $16 to $18.

After mastering the burger at Good Stuff Eatery, former Top Chef contestant Spike Mendelsohn opened this pizzeria next door. A sturdy, flavorful crust and well-chosen toppings mean that the cheese and pepperoni pizzas hit all the right notes. But pies at this Hill-staffer gathering place are best when leaning toward the creative, including an outstanding barbecue pizza topped with smoky shredded pork, cheddar, and fried onions and a Buffalo-chicken pizza zigzagged with hot sauce. Instead of the famous milkshakes offered at Good Stuff, house-made sodas are the way to wash down your pizza. Coconut, orange and pineapple varieties can help take the edge off a hot day.

Also good: Spinach-and-artichoke and sausage-and-pepper pizzas.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner.

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